George Strickland

Obituary of George Ivan Strickland



George Ivan Strickland, age 100, died December 16, 2019 in Orchard Manor Nursing Home following a brief illness. 

He was born August 5, 1919 in the Town of Gaines and was a life-long resident of this area.  Ivan was a graduate of the Albion High School class of 1937 and ran the family farm until going to work for Harrison Radiator. Upon retiring from General Motors, he went back to full-time farming. Ivan was a member of the Carlton United Methodist Church and a former member of the FFA.  He was a very social person and kept a daily journal of his daily activities. Ivan enjoyed family gatherings, playing cards but mostly loved farming. 

Mr. Strickland was predeceased by his wife Dorothy Louise (Waters), as well as 4 brothers and 1 sister. 

He is survived by his son: Curt (Linda) Strickland of Albion, his daughter: Yvonne (John) Follman of Waterport, 12 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews. 

There will be no prior calling hours.  Ivan’s services and interment will be announced at a later date. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Carlton United Methodist Church, 1196 Archbald Rd., Waterport, NY, 14571. 

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